OCD: Fight the Boggart! :)

Do you think Harry Potter books and movies are just perfect for Christmas? Well you are not alone! I do not only suffer from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, but there’s one more condition that I have: I am a hundred percent addicted to Harry Potter. I simply adore the magical atmosphere of JK Rowling’s books andContinue reading “OCD: Fight the Boggart! :)”

Why do I have OCD? – Causes and risks

Why do I have OCD? This is a question that I am sure every OCD sufferer has already wondered about and the answer to it is much more complicated than you would imagine. First of all, the cause of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is not fully understood so if you start googling it you’ll find aContinue reading “Why do I have OCD? – Causes and risks”

How to tell the difference between OCD and GAD?

Do you feel constantly anxious? Unfortunately, you are not alone. There are a lot of people out there who have anxiety disorders. Today, I’ll talk about the 2 conditions that I am suffering from: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD). I am a very lucky person, am I not? Having one ofContinue reading “How to tell the difference between OCD and GAD?”

12 things that will help you overcome OCD

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is one of the most terrifying mental illnesses and it can make your life a living hell. Fortunately, there are a lot of useful techniques that can help you ease your symptoms. In this article, I will share 12 things that helped me a lot – and I really hope that you’llContinue reading “12 things that will help you overcome OCD”

OCD: Living a lie

Nobody likes liars. And if you could choose, you’d never live with one. But some people have no choice, they are forced to share their lives with a liar called OCD Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is one of the most terrifying mental illnesses and at the same time it’s one of the best liars the worldContinue reading “OCD: Living a lie”

Magical Thinking OCD

Is life more beautiful with a little bit of magic? Well, for some people it certainly isn’t. Especially for those who have OCD. I’m pretty sure many of my readers have already heard about Obsessive Compulsive Disorder – a terrifying mental illness that millions are suffering from. Now, in the media, OCD is often portrayedContinue reading “Magical Thinking OCD”

6 Types of OCD

Today I’ll write about the 6 different types of OCD that I identified (and experienced) in the last couple of years. As you may have read in my previous posts, I’m not a psychologist, so I was relying my own experience – and if you think there are any other items that I could addContinue reading “6 Types of OCD”

The Call of the Void

Have you ever been walking across a bridge when suddenly, for absolutely no reason, you felt the urge to jump? Yes, this sounds absolutely insane but it’s a feeling that a lot of people have – even if they’d never admit that. It’s so common that the French even have an expression to describe thisContinue reading “The Call of the Void”